RF Test Systems Development Engineer

RF Test Systems Development Engineer

Job Title: RF Test Systems Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/01/21
Reference: 897005_1605109940
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2020 15:52

Job Description

Our client based in the Portsmouth area is looking for a RF Test System Development Engineer to join their team for an initial 6 month contract.

Reporting to Head of AIT Test Systems and working within a team of test system specialists to develop and deliver RF test systems used during telecom satellite test phases.
After delivery, the systems require support in the UK (Portsmouth) and potentially in France (Toulouse). This may include test investigations, reporting evidence, attending customer meetings and working closely with other engineering teams within AIT and the Telecoms Payload business, supporting technical aspects of Engineering and Test. The role requires the person to be self-motivated to work and manage their time efficiently to meet the project schedule dates.

Main Activities:
*Developing RF measurements from customer requirements
*Developing RF test hardware and integration into existing test systems
*Producing product documentation, technical and status reports

Qualifications and skills:
*Experience making RF measurements using Network Analysers, Spectrum Analysers, Power Meters, Signal Generators and Arbitrary Waveform Generators with modulation techniques
*Knowledge of satellite architecture and current RF test methods used within the satellite industry, including NPR, EVM and BER measurements.
*Knowledge of product compliance including CE Marking
*Knowledge of test instrumentation control (SCPI)
*Have a working knowledge of other software tools and languages (XML, Subversion (SVN), MATLAB)
*Team player able to integrate easily and quickly into existing AIT teams
*Desirable - Experience of LabVIEW Programming, developing software for RF Test and Measurement

Other Information
Contract role
6 months
Location: Portsmouth
SC clearance

Please Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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